Survivor Taking New Steps to Prevent Sexual Harassment, in Wake of Season 39’s Historic Removal of Player

RELATED STORIES Before the close of Survivor Season 39, which CBS acknowledges was “unprecedented” in how “inappropriate individual behavior intersect[ed] with game play,” the network has announced new policies and procedures designed to curb sexual harassment, biases and other social issues. “We recognize there are things we could have done differently” during Season 39, which […]

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Oscars and apologizes for earlier homophobic tweets

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images Several days after it was announced that he would host the 2019 Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has decided to step down. In a tweet posted just after midnight on Friday, December 7, the comedian shared his decision to relinquish his hosting duties, after backlash over his past anti-LGBTQ tweets and his initial […]

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscar Host in Wake of Anti-Gay Twitter Backlash: 'I Do Not Wish to Be a Distraction'

Kevin Hart is out as host of the Oscars in the wake of an escalating backlash involving the actor/comedian’s homophobic social-media history. “I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year’s Oscar’s [sic] … because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so […]

UN food agency steps up aid to Yemen, to help another 4mn people

The UN food agency is planning to rapidly scale up food distribution to help another 4 million people in Yemen over the next two months. This would be more than a 50-percent increase in the number reached now, if access can be maintained in the war-stricken country. The “ambitious undertaking” finalizes plans, in the works […]

TVLine Items: Temptation Island Trailer, Halo Director/EP Steps Down and More

USA Network is headed back to Temptation Island with a newly released trailer for the reality show revival. The upcoming series, premiering Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10/9c, returns with original host Mark L. Walberg and four dating couples, whose relationships are tested by 24 sexy singles on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Press PLAY above […]